July 18, 2001
SALEM- Genevieve (Pszenny) Wolkiewicz, 96, wife
of the late Sygmunt S. Wolkiewicz, of Beverly, formerly of Salem, died
Wednesday afternoon, July 18, 2001, in the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and
Skilled Nursing Center, Beverly, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late
William and Aniela (Bartnicki) Pszenny. She was a resident of the
city until moving to Beverly 12 years ago.
Mrs Wolkiewicz was a lifelong member of the St
John The Baptist Church, Salem, and was a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality.
She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Polish Legion of American Veterans,
USA, Post 55, the Women’s Polish American Citizens Club and the House of
Seven Gables Settlement Association, all of Salem.
She is survived by one son, Edward “Buddy Walker”
Wolkiewicz of Salem, four granddaughters and spouses, Ellen and Glenn DuBois
of Lunenburg, Jean and Dick Kenny of Salem, Mary Toppan of Gloucester,
Wendy and Dana Cahill of Beverly, three grandsons and spouses, Edward and
Ida Wolkiewicz of Pleasanton, CA, James Wolkiewicz of Beverly, Jesse and
Robin Wolkiewicz of Beverly, eight great grandchildren, Jessica Wolkiewicz,
Ginelle Wolkiewicz of Pleasanton, CA, David DuBois, Elsie DuBois of Lunenburg,
Erin Toppan of Gloucester, James Wolkiewicz, David Wolkiewicz, Jake Cahill
of Beverly, two sisters, Jane Sarnowski, Catherine and her husband
Phil Pickett, all of Salem, one brother, Henry Pszenny of Salem, and several
nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mildred Grabowski,
Alice Connolly, Alphonse, Raymond, James, Charles, Leo and John Pszenny.
Her funeral service was held on Monday, July
23, 2001, at 9 am from the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at
10 am at the St John The Baptist Church, Salem. Visiting hours
were Sunday afternoon from 2 to 6 pm. Burial was in St Mary’s Cemetery,
Salem. For those who desire, donations may be made in her memory
to the St John The Baptist Church, 28 St Peter St., Salem MA 01970.
Alice S. Paskowski August 15, 2001
SALEM- Alice S. (Staniszewski) Paskowski, 78,
wife of Myron Paskowski, of Salem, formerly of Peabody, died Wednesday
evening, August 14, 2001, in the Salem Hospital following a brief illness.
Born and raised in Peabody, she was the daughter
of the late Alexander and Maryanna (Kobierska) Staniszewski. She
attended Peabody schools and was a graduate of Peabody High School.
A resident of Salem since 1950, Mrs Paskowski
was a parishioner of the former St Joseph’s Church in Peabody and the St
She was employed in the office of General Accident
in Boston and then in Peabody for many years until her retirement in 1986.
Besides her husband, with whom she shared 54
years of marriage, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth
and William Richard of Salisbury, Joyce and Ronald LaPointe of Rowley,
one son and daughter-in-law, David and Nancy Paskowski of Danvers, seven
grandchildren, Jennifer and Kimberly Richard of Salisbury, Kristina and
Jeffrey LaPointe of Rowley, Eric, Daniel and Mark Paskowski of Danvers,
three sisters, Lee Hilenski of Peabody, Florence Piccola of Lynn, Frances
Moss of Methuen, two brothers, Henry Stanford of Danvers, Stanley Stanford
of Huntington Beach, California ans several nieces and nephews. She
was predeceased by one sister, Alexandria Zwiercan.
Her funeral service will be held Tuesday, August
21, 2001, at 8 AM from the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass
at 9 AM at St James Church, Salem. Relatives and friends respectfully
invited. Visiting hours are Monday, 3 to 6 pm. Burial in will
be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made in her memory to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson Foundation, Grand
Central Station, P.O. Box, 4777, New York, NY 10163.
Emilia M. Stupakiewicz August 15, 2001
SALEM- Emilia M. (Gesek) Stupakiewicz, 87, wife
of the late Joseph C. Stupakiewicz, of Salem, died Wednesday evening, August
15, 2001 in the Salem Hospital following a short illness.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late
and Franciszek and Antonina (Lech) Gesek and was a lifelong resident of
An active member of the St John the Baptist Polish
Parish in Salem, she worked on committees to organize school trips and
various church functions and was a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality where
she served as secretary for 49 years, and took care of sending cards and
calling all sick members,. She was a member of the Ward One Social
Club and a bingo member for 15 years.
Many years ago, she was employed at Hygrade
in Salem. She then volunteered at Salem Hospital and later worked
at Salem Hospital and Salem State College in their dietary departments.
She worked as a matron for the Salem school department for 10 years before
her retirement in 1976.
Keeping active throughout all of her life, she
enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting and tatting, and took night classes
in knitting, crewel work and typing. She remodeled fur coats, made winter
dresses and suits for her children and made crochet banks for all of her
grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to keep in touch
with friends and family by telephone and by mail.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law,
Joseph and Linda Stupakiewicz of Dayton, Ohio, three daughters and their
spouses, Rita and Fred Vigil of Sonora, CA, Dorothy Stupakiewicz of Salem,
Evelyn and Michael Barr of Livermore, CA, seven grandchildren, Mark Goddu
of Livermore, CA, Kathryn Chin of Midvale, Utah, Paul Goddu of Morgan Hills,
CA, Teresa Hobson of Stockton, CA, Matthew Stupakiewicz of Florissant,
MO, Daniel Stupakiewicz of Columbus, Ohio, Joy Stupakiewicz of Salem, eight
great grandchildren, Maggie, Jacob and Michael Stupakiewicz of Florissant,
MO, Joey, Chrissy, DeeDee, and Lacie Goddu of Livermore, CA and Brian Hobson
of Stockton, CA, one sister, Sr. Mary Beatrice Gesek, C.S.S.F. of Enfield,
Conn., one brother, Tadeusz and his wife Mary Gesek of Poughkeepsie, NY,
one sister-in-law, Anna Gesek of Lynn and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased one daughter, Valerie Vigil, two brothers, Albin “Gus”
Gesek, Henryk Gesek and one sister, Monica Ozereko.
Her funeral service will be held on Thursday,
August 23, 2001 at 9:00 am from the funeral home, followed by a funeral
Mass at 10 am at St John The Baptist Church, Salem. Relatives and
friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4 to 8
pm. Burial will be in St Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of
flowers donations may be made in her memory to the St John The Baptist
Church, 28 St. Peter St., Salem, MA 01970.
Maureen M. Wark
SALEM- Maureen M. (Murphy) Wark, 69, wife of
Donald T. Wark, of Salem, formerly of Marblehead, died Sunday afternoon,
October 14, 2001 at her home following a long illness.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late
John F. And Margaret (Kelly) Murphy.
She was a graduate of Lowell High School and
received a bachelors degree in elementary education from the University
of Massachusetts, Lowell in 1953.
She taught for many years in the Springfield
public schools and at the Sacred Heart School in Springfield, as well as
in Dayton Ohio. Prior to her retirement in 1995, she was employed for 16
years by the Massachusetts Department of Education as an Education Specialist.
In 1989, she was the department’s recipient of the coveted Cavalho Award
for Outstanding Achievement, based on her work in establishing and monitoring
educational equality programs.
Mrs Wark was a three term member of the Springfield
School Committee and was a long time member of the League of Women Voters.
She was a resident of Marblehead for 20 years before moving to Salem three
Besides her husband, with whom she shared 46
years of marriage, she is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Wark and
her husband Doug Keskula of Evans, Georgia, four sons, Andrew Wark of Salem,
Major Lawrence Wark, US Army, stationed at Ft Campbell, KY, and his wife
Corinne Wark, Stephen and Lisa Wark of Shrewsbury, Thomas Wark of Moscow,
Russia, and five grandchildren, Aileen Wark and Alex Wark of Nashville,
TN, Thomas L. Wark of Stamford, England, Matthew Keskula and Meredith Keskula
of Evans, GA.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001
from 4 to 8 pm at the Full-Spychalski Funeral Home, 84 Washington Square
East, by Salem Common, Salem. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday,
Nov. 17, 2001 at 9 am at the Sacred Heart Church in Springfield. Relatives
and friends respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be
made in her memory to The Salem Mission, 7 Crombie St., Salem, MA 01970
or to the North End Community Center, 471 Plainville St., Springfield,